Jennifer Lopez signed a first agreement with Netflix.
The 51-year-old singer and actress will produce a number of television and film projects for the streaming service through her company Nuyorican Productions over the next several years, with an emphasis on showcasing various actresses, writers and filmmakers.
Bela Bajaria, Head of Global Television, Netflix, hailed the ‘Hustlers’ star as “a singular talent whose creativity and vision have captivated audiences and inspired the next generation across the globe.” For years, she and the team at Nuyorican have brought a distinctive voice to entertainment, and I look forward to working with her and the team to create new series our members will love.
Scott Stuber, Head of Global Films at Netflix, added: “In all aspects of her career, Jennifer Lopez has been a force in entertainment. By partnering with her and Nuyorican, we know that she will continue to bring benefits. impactful stories, joy and inspiration to audiences around the world. the world. “
Jennifer and her partner producers Benny Medina and Elaine Goldsmith-Thomas – who is the president of the company – are “thrilled” with their partnership with Netflix.
The ‘On the Floor’ frontman said in a statement: “I am delighted to announce my new partnership with Netflix. Elaine, Benny and I believe there is no better home for us than a corporation. a forward-looking content creation that seeks to challenge conventional wisdom and sell directly to the millions of people around the world who no longer see art and entertainment with the kind of limits and limitations of the past.
“At Nuyorican Productions we are delighted to find like-minded partners in Ted Sarandos, Scott Stuber, Bela Bajaria and the whole team and we look forward to getting to work immediately.
Jennifer is currently training for her role in “The Mother,” which will begin production later this year ahead of a Netflix release in the last quarter of 2022.